LOS ANGELES (AP) — California has decided to let hundreds of local water districts set their own conservation goals after a wet winter eased the drought in some parts of the state.
The State Water Resources Control Board met Wednesday in Sacramento and lifted its statewide conservation order calling for a 20 percent savings.READ MORE: Businesses React To The City Beginning Enforcement Of Vaccine Mandate
The new rules allow more than 400 local water districts to set conservation targets for residents and businesses.READ MORE: Max Muncy: "I'm Not Recovering As Quick As I Would Like"
The districts will set their goals based on supply and demand, assuming dry conditions will stretch for three years.
Californians have saved a year’s worth of water for 6.5 million residents since statewide conservation started last year.MORE NEWS: Breaking: Plane Grounded On LAX Runway
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